O r c h e s t r a

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Cummington Overture
String orchestra
"An eclectic piece with an Appalachian flavor.  An appreciative audience gave enthusiastic approval."
            -Aiken Standard
15,000 Days on Earth:
A Fanfare for the New Millennium
Orchestra
"A pleasing short work in rondo form." 
            -The State          
Gary's Song
Orchestra

“Reverential, satisfyingly peaceful"       

             -Lehigh Valley Music  

Symphony No. 1 'Hysteria'
Orchestra
"Dreamlike melodic snippets with shifting colors and delicate clouds of sound"
            -Hartford Courant       
Great Prospects Overture
Orchestra
Potawatomi natives and German Lutheran immigrants celebrate the commonality of the American spirit. 
MRI
Orchestra
Drones, overtones, and the examination of bones.
Romance for Violin and String Orchestra
A miniature concerto, lyrical and engaging.
Symphony No. 2 'Fraternal'
Orchestra
"Pleasant and accessible, a mix of joviality and pensiveness..
            -Lehigh Valley Music  
Concertante for Bassoon, Flute and Strings
 
Composed for bassoonist John Williams and the USC Symphony Orchestra.
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
 
A three-movement neo-classical work premiered  by the composer's son, pianist Daniel Adam Maltz.

C h a m b e r

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Centennial of Life
Cello, organ (or piano)
Based on motives from Dayenu, a Passover song.  
Sonata for Bassoon and Piano
Premiered at the 1996 International Double Reed Society Convention, arranged from Concertante for Bassoon, Flute and Strings.

P e r c u s s i o n

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In Perpetuum
Percussion ensemble
"...stunningly beautiful...sophisticated, harmonically and rhythmically complex, and highly expressive.
            -B. Michael Williams, Winthrop University
Divertimento
Marimba quartet
Lyricism and harmony derived from nature's overtone series (as well as its inverted 'undertone' series).  
Introduction and Two Dances
Percussion quartet
Expressive dance rhythms.

P i a n o

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The Adventures of Papi and Bobo
Piano
A happy-go-lucky set of character pieces.
Three Dances
Piano
A conga, a waltz and a polka.

V o c a l

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Bambino
Opera

"Maltz's music is attractive...inventive musical ideas...

            -Free Times, Columbia SC  

Seeing with the Heart
Three songs for mezzo soprano, baritone and piano
On poetry by Christopher Hewitt (1946-2004) 

 

A song cycle addressing disabilities and people's perceptions of them. 

The Grapes in Orvieto
SATB choir
Perpetuates the cultural bond between sister cities.

C h i l d r e n

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Aesop's Fables
Narrator and orchestra

 "Aesop's Fables was a big hit for our School Day concerts."  

            -John Strickler, Gulf Coast MS Symphony 

Fable Beach
Operetta
An operetta based on Aesop's Fables, for the enjoyment of children and adults.

O t h e r

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Barnstormer
Wind ensemble
 
modern, rollicking, insistent, and cinematic piece.
The Adventures of Papi and Bobo
Guitar
A happy-go-lucky set of character pieces.